In this preview from the "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 episode, "History," artist Marina Abramović describes the influence that her parents' dedication to Communism had on the physical endurance displayed throughout her performance work. This segment from "History" is a special video collaboration with artist Charles Atlas.

"History" premieres Friday, April 27, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

For more information on Marina Abramović, please visit:
art21.org/artists/marina-abramovic

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